The New York assemblyman accused of asking young female staffers to massage him, touch his cancerous tumors and join him in hotel rooms said Saturday he will resign rather than possibly be expelled from the Legislature amid sexual harassment allegations.
Newsstand operators and supporters say the City Council proposal to lift the more than decade-old limit from $5 to $10 would help the venerable businesses keep up with the times.
Brandon Needer is 18 years old and just graduated from high school last year, but he has decided to make a run for a seat on the Yonkers City Council.
More than 1 million workers in New York City will now get paid sick leave. The City Council passed a bill Wednesday over the strong objections of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fears it could hurt small businesses.
Currently, if a driver deposits cash into a Muni Meter when payment isn’t required, there’s no way to get a refund.
A proposal to make it easier to sue over police stop and frisks is setting has set a stage for an unusual drama in New York City politics, as backers said Wednesday they would press to get it passed despite opposition from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposed bill that would create zones where food trucks cannot operate.
Ross’ song “U.O.E.N.O. (You Ain’t Even Know It)” features the following lyrics: “Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it. I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t even know it.”
Already hit with criminal charges alleging that he took bribes in a federal corruption case, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) is now facing an investigation by his own colleagues.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and others are expected to reveal more information Friday about deal that was reached over paid sick leave.
The agreement will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide five paid sick days to their workers beginning April 1, 2014.
“The bill being considered by the City Council would undermine the accountability that has been essential to the department’s success and make our city less safe,” Bloomberg said Wednesday.
Members of New York City Council ripped into a Department of Education official Tuesday, criticizing a 10-year plan to clean up PCBs, which may be leaking from faulty light fixtures, in about 800 city schools.
The leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.
A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.